JESSICA Eales has been named Western Sting leadership group captain for the 2017 Australian Netball League (ANL) season.
Lisa Millman and Jessica Penny will join her in the group.
The trio were selected after a player and coach vote, as well as consultation with Netball WA management.
Eales, also a West Coast Fever training partner, will lead the Sting side for the first time as they look to build on the consistency that has seen them claim bronze in five of the past six ANL campaigns.
Millman again finds herself in a leadership role after years of contribution to the squad, including serving as captain in 2016, while it will be Penny’s first time in the Western Sting Leadership Group.
Both Eales and Millman were integral components of the West Coast Warriors side who won the 2016 Smarter West Australian Netball League Premiership.
The 2017 ANL season will commence s this Saturday coinciding with round 1 of Super Netball.